Highland Springs, Virginia Population 2020

15,855
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Highland Springs is a city located in Virginia. Highland Springs has a 2020 population of 15,855. Highland Springs is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 0.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,711 in 2010. Highland Springs reached it's highest population of 16,955 in 2015.

The average household income in Highland Springs is $55,432 with a poverty rate of 18.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $994 per month, and the median house value is $136,900. The median age in Highland Springs is 37.9 years, 32.7 years for males, and 41.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 77.4 males.

Highland Springs Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Highland Springs was:

  • Black or African American: 72.70%
  • White: 24.35%
  • Other race: 2.02%
  • Two or more races: 0.66%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Highland Springs, Virginia is 15,855, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,855.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,711.

Highland Springs, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American11,52772.70%
White3,86124.35%
Some Other Race3212.02%
Two or More Races1040.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native420.26%
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Highland Springs Population Pyramid 2020

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Highland Springs Median Age

37.9


Total

32.7


Male

41.6


Female

Highland Springs Adults

There are 12,024 adults, (2,185 of whom are seniors) in Highland Springs.

Highland Springs Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Highland Springs Sex Ratio

Female

8,938

56.37%

Male

6,917

43.63%

Highland Springs Households and Families

Highland Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Highland Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.2%29.8%
All54%46%
Female51.4%48.6%
Non Family44.9%55.1%
Male40.6%59.4%

54.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1662.5554
Non Family2,4381.1644.9
Married1,8673.2870.2
Female1,5853.751.4
Male2763.240.6

3.36

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Highland Springs Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2212.15%
9th to 12th Grade1,09410.63%
High School Graduate3,87137.60%
Some College2,33322.66%
Associates Degree9759.47%
Bachelors Degree1,45414.12%
Graduate Degree3473.37%
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Highland Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black6,6425,8261,273
White3,3182,819462
Other Race20520522
Hispanic13813822
Multiple Races808044

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 55.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,215$30,271$31,914
Less Than High School$21,458$17,464$25,212
High School Grad$27,417$31,071$25,837
Some College$33,672$28,229$36,179
Bachelors Degree$46,926$33,767$50,995
Graduate Degree$40,948$40,559$42,167

$31,215

Average Earnings

$30,271

Average Male

$31,914

Average Female

Highland Springs Language

Highland Springs Language by Age

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Highland Springs Language

97.71% of Highland Springs residents speak only English, while 2.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.25% of the population.

Highland Springs Poverty

Highland Springs Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11,4702,49921.79%
White3,69743711.82%
Other321216.54%

18.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.95%

Male Poverty Rate

19.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Highland Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Highland Springs is Black, with 21.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Highland Springs is Other, with 6.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.20%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.35%
High School13.52%
Some College9.72%
Bachelors or Greater5.46%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.93%
Male Unemployed24.85%
Male Employed9.70%
Female Employed9.33%

Highland Springs Income

Highland Springs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,257$55,432
Families$57,576$66,560
Married Families$75,329-
Non Families$31,363$36,262
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Highland Springs Marital Status

Highland Springs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.2%

Male Marriage Rate

28.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Highland Springs Married by Age and Sex

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Highland Springs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Highland Springs Marital Status by Race

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Highland Springs Veterans

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1,033

Number of Veterans

880

Male Veterans

153

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War349
Vietnam279
Second Gulf War204
Korea23
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54457
55 to 64221
65 to 74208
75+95
18 to 3452
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Name Veterans % of Total
White50514.06%
Black5016.21%
2 or More2731.40%

Highland Springs Veterans by Education

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7.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Highland Springs Employment Status

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70.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.8%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.78%

Born in Virginia

98.04%

Native Born

1.96%

Foreign Born

0.86%

Non Citizen

1.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.04% of Highland Springs residents were born in the United States, with 76.78% having been born in Virginia. 0.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202015,8550.00%
201915,8550.00%
201815,855-254-1.58%
201716,109-167-1.03%
201616,276-679-4.00%
201516,9552821.69%
201416,6735403.35%
201316,133-403-2.44%
201216,536-73-0.44%
201116,6098985.72%
201015,7110.00%